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Aim of Rsearch: The aim of the present research is assessment of the governmental executive policies adopted for providing low-income groups with housing in city of Mashhad.
Method: This is an survey research. Using descriptive-analytical method and by ranking executive policies of the government on providing housing for low-income groups (i.e. policies related to developing new towns, regulation and empowerment of informal settlements, Mehr housing development project, and renovation and revitalization of urban distressed areas) these policies are assessed and evaluated. The tools employed for data collection include field investigation, questionnaire, interview, library method and documentary research. The questionnaire needed was so designed to determine, with the aid of Likert scale, the potentials of economic, social, institutional-managerial, and interactive-participatory development enhancing of each policy and also capability of such policies in improving housing indicators, and ultimately, make it possible to assess the rate of success and also ranking of the implemented policies.
Research Findings:The potentials of economic, social, interactive-participatory and institutional-managerial development enhancing come first through fourth in ranking, respectively, and are numerically in the same level. And finally, capability of such plans in improving housing indicators are at the top of the ranking and have played the most significant role in providing housing for low-income groups in metropolitan city of Mashhad.
Conclusion: The general ranking of the four housing policies implemented in the city of Mashhad for the target groups are as follows: First, the policy of developing new towns; then, renovation and revitalization of urban distressed areas; after that the policy of regulation and empowerment of informal settlements; and at last, the policy of Mehr housing development project.